Pro Highlights

  • After starting at free safety and nickel back in his first two seasons, made five of his seven starts in 2015 at strong safety.
  • Has registered 50 or more tackles in each of his first three seasons.
  • Only defensive back in franchise history (since 1982) to register a sack in each of his first three seasons in the NFL.
  • Is tied for No. 1 in franchise history (Desmond Howard, Will Blackmon) with three career punt returns for TDs.
  • Tied for No. 1 on the Packers (Sam Shields) with five interceptions over the past two seasons, including a career best three in 2015.
  • Averaged 15.8 yards on 14 punt returns in 2014, No. 1 in the NFL among players with 14-plus returns and No. 3 in franchise history (min. 14 returns) for a single season, trailing only Billy Grimes (19.1 in 1950) and Willie Wood (16.1 in 1961).
  • Continued to improve in his second season, setting career highs in starts (12), total tackles (55), solo tackles (46) and passes defensed (12). Also registered the first two interceptions of his career in 2014.
  • Served as the team’s nickel and dime cornerback as a rookie in 2013 and also took over punt-and kick-return duties early in the season.
  • Appeared in all 16 games with three starts and posted 54 tackles (38 solo), four passes defensed, a sack and a forced fumble in 2013. Led all of the club’s rookies in tackles, solo tackles, passes defensed and forced fumbles.
  • Also became one of the top contributors on special teams in ’13, tallying eight coverage tackles and serving as the primary return man. Ranked No. 5 in the NFL with a 12.3-yard punt return average, in addition to posting a 24.1-yard kickoff average (No. 14).
  • Had a 93-yard punt return for a TD in 2013 in a Sunday night contest at Minnesota in Week 8 that is tied for the fourth-longest in franchise history.
  • Joined T David Bakhtiari, S Chris Banjo and DE Datone Jones as the only Green Bay rookies to appear in all 16 games in 2013.


A four-time letterman and three-year starter who started 38 consecutive games to close out his career, appearing in a total of 51 games over the course of his four seasons on campus...Finished his time at Iowa having played in every game over the course of his career, recording 240 tackles (155 solo), including 5½ for a loss, 29 passes defensed, eight INTs, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries…Senior season (2012): Earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from both the league’s coaches and the media after he started all 12 games and finished with 78 tackles (44 solo), including four for a loss, 14 passes defensed, three fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and an interception…Was also honored as the second-ever recipient of the conference’s Jack Tatum-Rod Woodson Defensive Back of the Year award, now given annually to the league’s most outstanding player in the secondary…Also earned the team’s Roy J. Carver Most Valuable Player award (defense)…Started every game for the third consecutive season as the senior leader on defense for the Hawkeyes and finished his career having never missed a game (51 games played)…Posted 78 tackles (44 solo), 14 passes defensed, an interception, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…His 14 passes defensed ranked fourth in the conference and 22nd in the country (1.22 per game)…Also returned 13 punts for 68 yards (5.2 avg.) with a long of 27…Led the team with 11 tackles (six solo) and a fumble recovery that he returned for his third career TD vs. Purdue (Nov. 10)…Junior season (2011): Received second-team All-Big Ten honors from the league’s media and honorable mention from the coaches…Was also named third-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele’s College Football…Rotated between CB and FS during spring drills and spent time at both positions during the season…Started two games at FS and 11 at CB during the season…Posted 72 tackles (49 solo), including 1½ for a loss, eight passes defensed, three INTs and a forced fumble…His three INTs were tied for the team lead…Had 13 punt returns for a career-high 106 yards (8.2 avg.)…Sophomore season (2010): Enjoyed a breakout season in what was his first as a starter, opening all 13 games at CB…Established career highs in tackles (82), solo tackles (58) and interceptions (four), and posted a team-best seven passes defensed…Was named honorable mention All-Big Ten by the league’s media after ranking fourth in the conference in both INTs and passes defensed…Also returned two INTs for touchdowns of 72 and 66 yards, the 10th- and 13th-longest INT returns for scores in school history…Earned Defensive Player of the Game honors for a performance vs. Missouri in the Insight Bowl (Dec. 28), highlighted by a game-winning 72-yard INT return for a TD with less than six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, giving the Hawkeyes a 27-24 lead that stood as the game’s final score…Freshman season (2009): Made his collegiate debut as a reserve on defense and a regular on special teams for a Hawkeyes team that posted an 11-2 record and a victory in the FedEx Orange Bowl...Appeared in all 13 games and finished the season with eight tackles (four solo)…Competed for playing time as a true freshman on an Iowa defense that had 11 players drafted into the NFL.


Given name Micah Richmond Hyde…Born in Toledo, Ohio…His older brother, Marcus, played safety at Michigan State (2007-10) and his uncle, Damon Moore, played safety at Ohio State (1995-98) before spending three seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (1999-2001) and another with the Chicago Bears (2002)…High school: A three-sport star at Fostoria (Ohio) High School, he lettered all four years in baseball, basketball and football…Contributed in a variety of ways on the football field during his career, including appearances at QB, CB, FS, PR, KR, P and K…Was named the Ohio Division IV Offensive Player of the Year and the NW Ohio Offensive Player of the Year as a senior…Was also named an All-Northwest Ohio selection three times, including first-team honors following both his junior and senior seasons…For his career, amassed 549 rushing attempts for 3,443 yards (6.3 avg.) and 46 TDs, also completing 606 of 997 passes for 7,864 yards and 65 TDs…Tallied 165 tackles, eight INTs and an additional seven passes defensed as a CB in his four years…Finished his career in possession of 17 school records…Community involvement: Visited the Milwaukee Children’s Hospital, Wisconsin Veterans Home, The Bridge to Hope, People Helping People and many schools as part of the 2015 Packers Tailgate Tour…Signed autographs at the De Pere vs. Bay Port high school football game for breast cancer awareness…Participated in events for the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army…Was active in the community during college, assisting with the football program’s Ladies Football Academy and also attending Camp Courageous for mentally handicapped youth…Also took an idea that began as part of a class project and started the IMagINe for Youth Foundation in Iowa City, an organization that collects sporting goods from area schools and donates them to local charities throughout the state of Iowa…Residence: Fostoria, Ohio.